You are now leaving the Turn2us site. Turn2us is not responsible for content on third party sites.

These benefits are to replace earnings, for example when you lose your job or are unable to work because of illness or disability. Whether you get the benefit depends on if you (or in some cases your partner) have paid or been credited with enough national insurance contributions.

Contributory benefits are non-means-tested, but if you have income in the form of earnings or pension payments the amount you get may be affected